Police: Mother charged after child found home alone

Runnemede, NJ (WTXF) The Runnemede Police Department says they have charged a mother with endangering the welfare of a child.

According to police, on Friday, May 13th shortly after 9 a.m. an officer responded to a call and found a 3-year-old child left home alone at a residence. Police say the mother of the child, Lauren Pylant, 27 , arrived home within the hour and was arrested after she reported that she left the child at home asleep while she went to Walmart. 

According to police, Pylant was charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child and was remanded to Camden County Jail in lieu of $100,000.00 bail. Police say the child was unharmed and was taken into custody by Division of Child Protection and Permanency.


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